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Viral hepatitis (A, B & C)

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver, and it can be caused by a virus or other non-viral causes.  The main difference between the viruses is how they are spread and the effects they have on your health.

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Prevention

There are safe and effective vaccines that protect you from getting hepatitis A and B.  While there is no vaccine for hep C, by being ‘blood aware’ you can reduce your overall chance of being exposed to the virus.

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Living with Hepatitis

People with chronic hepatitis can do a number of things to stay healthy including limiting/avoiding alcohol, reducing stress, not smoking, getting regular exercise and eating a healthy diet.

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Treatment

Effective treatment is available for both chronic hepatitis B and C.  Before you can see a liver specialist to talk about going on treatment, you need to get a referral from your GP first.

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Donate to Hepatitis Queensland

Hepatitis Queensland is a not-for-profit, community organisation dedicated to supporting people affected by, or at risk of, viral hepatitis.

We provide a free and confidential telephone support line in addition to developing useful resources for the community.

To keep this valuable work going, please consider a tax-deductible donation. 

Donate now button 

Are donations tax deductible?
Yes, for donations over $2.

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?
Yes, immediately sent to you by email when approved.

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Hepatitis Queensland is a not-for-profit, community organisation dedicated to supporting people affected by, or at risk of, viral hepatitis.

We provide a free and confidential telephone support line in addition to developing useful resources for the community.

To keep this valuable work going, please consider a tax-deductible donation. 

Donate now button 

Are donations tax deductible?
Yes, for donations over $2.

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?
Yes, immediately sent to you by email when approved.

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Donate now button 

Are donations tax deductible?
Yes, for donations over $2.

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?
Yes, immediately sent to you by email when approved.

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Donate to Hepatitis Queensland

Hepatitis Queensland is a not-for-profit, community organisation dedicated to supporting people affected by, or at risk of, viral hepatitis.

We provide a free and confidential telephone support line in addition to developing useful resources for the community.

To keep this valuable work going, please consider a tax-deductible donation. 

Donate now button 

Are donations tax deductible?
Yes, for donations over $2.

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?
Yes, immediately sent to you by email when approved.

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Donate

Donate to Hepatitis Queensland

Hepatitis Queensland is a not-for-profit, community organisation dedicated to supporting people affected by, or at risk of, viral hepatitis.

We provide a free and confidential telephone support line in addition to developing useful resources for the community.

To keep this valuable work going, please consider a tax-deductible donation. 

Donate now button 

Are donations tax deductible?
Yes, for donations over $2.

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?
Yes, immediately sent to you by email when approved.

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